The first table below looks at the demand for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 152 158 150
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 18 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 4
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £18,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +193.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £55,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £63,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2963 2605 2369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.65% 80.58% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1980 1701 1608
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -7 10 £62,500 -3.84% 3
Edinburgh -13 8 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 18 (66.67%) Information Security
2 16 (59.26%) Finance
3 13 (48.15%) CISSP
4 9 (33.33%) Publishing
5 8 (29.63%) Supplier Management
5 8 (29.63%) Network Security
5 8 (29.63%) Financial Institution
5 8 (29.63%) Security Architecture
6 7 (25.93%) Banking
7 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (22.22%) Analytics
8 5 (18.52%) SIEM
9 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
9 4 (14.81%) CISM
9 4 (14.81%) Advertising
9 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
10 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
11 2 (7.41%) Big Data
11 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (7.41%) Financial Analysis
11 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
11 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (7.41%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (7.41%) Data Privacy
11 2 (7.41%) Service Management
11 2 (7.41%) CISA
11 2 (7.41%) BCP

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.70%) SSH
2 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Publishing
3 8 (29.63%) Financial Institution
4 7 (25.93%) Banking
5 4 (14.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) IT Security Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Security Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Information Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Information Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) Supplier Management
2 8 (29.63%) Security Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) SIEM
5 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Data Privacy
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) BCP
7 2 (7.41%) ITSM
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) CISSP
2 4 (14.81%) CISM
3 2 (7.41%) CISA
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) CGEIT
3 2 (7.41%) CRISC
4 1 (3.70%) ISACA
4 1 (3.70%) GWAPT
4 1 (3.70%) GPEN
4 1 (3.70%) OSCP
4 1 (3.70%) OSCE
4 1 (3.70%) GCIA
4 1 (3.70%) GSEC
4 1 (3.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Cyber-Ark
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aridhia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Superb Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago